The lost single

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Re: The lost single

#16 Post by spacewalker » Mon 30 Sep 2019, 11:13 am

Tonight is forever was planned to be a single but was cancelled after Eurotube performance.

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Re: The lost single

#17 Post by Danimal » Mon 30 Sep 2019, 11:14 am

goughsjd wrote:
Mon 30 Sep 2019, 6:17 am
I always think that two divided by zero, Integral, Pandemonium. Face like that and Burn would have made great singles.
I agree with all of these. Also, "I want to to wake-up" should have been a single.

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Re: The lost single

#18 Post by domino » Mon 30 Sep 2019, 12:18 pm

One of the crowd wrote:
Mon 30 Sep 2019, 10:19 am
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Double A-Side: Somebody Else's Business. 8)

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Re: The lost single

#19 Post by Future Lover » Mon 30 Sep 2019, 12:24 pm

Integral was a single, did everyone sleep on that one?

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Re: The lost single

#20 Post by tottenhammattspurs » Mon 30 Sep 2019, 1:18 pm

Imperial Phase :- Kings Cross or Shopping


Post 1989:- The Way It Used To Be.
is is and isnt isnt

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Re: The lost single

#21 Post by jasonjohn » Mon 30 Sep 2019, 2:01 pm

Future Lover wrote:
Mon 30 Sep 2019, 12:24 pm
Integral was a single, did everyone sleep on that one?
Yes but as a downbeat remix, losing some of the orchestral oomph. Each to their own.

Agree with most of the choices here!

Unpopular opinion..... Breathing Space

To me, it's beautiful, Neil is almost whispering in your ear..... I'm sure there is a modern, mature audience for that track, but no idea how they'd find them through a "single" these days.

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Re: The lost single

#22 Post by ssss1 » Mon 30 Sep 2019, 2:51 pm

Fugitive.

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Re: The lost single

#23 Post by Old Soak » Mon 30 Sep 2019, 4:36 pm

The way it used to be
King's Cross
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After the event
And at the end/ Your funny Uncle staring / At all your friends / With military bearing

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Re: The lost single

#24 Post by Drunk Swede » Mon 30 Sep 2019, 4:52 pm

Between two Islands

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Re: The lost single

#25 Post by Kiran » Mon 30 Sep 2019, 4:59 pm

britboy wrote:The Way It Used To Be...how this was ignored as a single is beyond me, absolutely stunning track !!!
Agreed, probably my favourite track on the album.
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Re: The lost single

#26 Post by E-Mail Vampire » Mon 30 Sep 2019, 6:52 pm

Well the following were actually planned as singles :

Happiness Is An Option
Closer To Heaven
Saturday Night Forever
It Always Comes As A Surprise
Discoteca
Pandemonium
The Sodom And Gomorrah Show
No Time For Tears
Positive Role Model
Burn

^^^ out of those known cancelled singles Pandemonium and It Always Comes As A Surprise seem to be the only lost opportunities for me. Although Saturday Night Forever would have been a better lead single for Bilingual.

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Re: The lost single

#27 Post by TwizzleUK » Mon 30 Sep 2019, 8:29 pm

Kiran wrote:
Mon 30 Sep 2019, 4:59 pm
britboy wrote:The Way It Used To Be...how this was ignored as a single is beyond me, absolutely stunning track !!!
Agreed, probably my favourite track on the album.
I actually prefer the Richard X Remix to the album version, which would've made the perfect 12" mix to accompany an edited version of the album mix as a single release.

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Re: The lost single

#28 Post by Markpro » Mon 30 Sep 2019, 9:07 pm

britboy wrote:
Mon 30 Sep 2019, 10:15 am
The Way It Used To Be...how this was ignored as a single is beyond me, absolutely stunning track !!!
I agree with this. easily in my top 3 and possibly fights for number one with Devices...i absolutely adore The Way It Used To Be.
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Re: The lost single

#29 Post by Pod » Mon 30 Sep 2019, 9:27 pm

A different point of view
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Up against it
Just for the sake of it, make sure you're always frowning. :|
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Re: The lost single

#30 Post by telys » Mon 30 Sep 2019, 10:02 pm

There is only one really true lost single: King's Cross and we all know why...

Didn't Chris acknowledge that Why don't we was 'ace' and should've been a single. They should've released it in 1985 and put it's 12'' mix on Disco.

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